Thor #148
(January 1968)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1967-11-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Pounding Power of the Wrecker! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita ? (see notes)
Inks
Vince Colletta; John Verpoorten ? (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Balder; Sif; Thor; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Nick Caputo: Thor is repositioned and Asgardians altered, likely by John Romita and John Verpoorten. Original stat of cover was discussed here:

http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/kirby/archives/216

Let There Be... Chaos! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mad with rage, the all-mighty Odin hurls a regal bolt, from far-off Asgard to the planet Earth… a bolt which strikes the four fighting immortals upon the planet below..!
Feature Logo
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Balder; Karnilla; Loki; Odin; Sif; Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo on television); Thor; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite] (first appearance, origin); Mayhew
Synopsis
All the Asgardians on earth have their powers removed by Odin. Loki, trying to get power from Karnilla, accidentally creates the Wrecker who attacks Thor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 2, panels 2-4 of page 5, page 6, and panel 6 of page 7 is not reprinted in the Marvel Spectacular (Marvel, 1973 series) #19 reprint.

...And Finally: Black Bolt! (Table of Contents: 2)

Inhumans / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In which we shall see, for the very first time, the truly staggering discovery of power of the mightiest, the noblest, of all Inhumans..!
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Agon (first appearance); Black Bolt [Blackagar Boltagon] (origin); Rynda (first appearance); Inhumans
Synopsis
Agon and Rynda have altered their infant son's genetic pattern to give him the powers of levitation and electron manipulation, but they discover that he has a more dangerous and destructive power in his voice.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origin of the Inhumans Part 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hammer Strikes [Thor] / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (two illustrations)
Inks
Vince Colletta (two illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Rick Wood, Michael Cornell, the Whiz Book Store, and Richard Paulenich.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Pounding Power of the Wrecker!
    Thor
  2. 1. Let There Be... Chaos!
    Thor
  3. 2. ...And Finally: Black Bolt!
    Inhumans
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes [Thor]
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